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May 15, 2023, 2:08 PM
To all the apartments I’ve seen before
Seeking a rental flat in Jerusalem? Adjust expectations and whatever you do, don't ask the landlord why there are no doors
Oct 6, 2021, 8:44 PM
How to Talk So Doctors will Listen: Israeli Medical Care 101
As a writer, I oftentimes receive questions such as, Tehilla, are all your articles so inaccurate? Why has no one sued you yet? It’s been two years. Why is your Hebrew still so bad? But the most common question that I receive by...
May 2, 2021, 9:43 PM
There Is No Other: Reflections on Meron
45, 45, 45. 45. 45, 45, 45. 45. Meron. A place of mysticism, of leaping flames, mass crowds, music and prayer. Lag BaOmer, a day to commemorate Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai’s legacy, by coming to his kever. A day where even...
Feb 14, 2021, 12:47 PM
I’m not throwing away my shot – and other vaccine adventures
If you are living in Israel, there is bound to be one question, and one question only, that has been consuming your every waking thought: “Is lockdown ending on Friday or Sunday? Or ever?” No, sorry. That was last week’s...
Aug 9, 2020, 12:46 PM
Behind The Mask: The Ultimate Corona Fashion Guide
As we know, the world has recently been subjected to a brand-new fashion craze. No, I’m not talking about some bizarre outfit you might have seen on TikTok. Right now, the hot item is something that you might even...
May 7, 2020, 10:43 PM
Beauty in the bleak: Finding the kindness in corona
When I walked out of Misrad Hapnim with my shiny new Teudat Zehut, I had no idea that my first year in Israel would include Armageddon. As a Lone Bat Sheirut, I was following a tightly laid out script...
Mar 1, 2020, 12:57 PM
If at first you don’t succeed, vote, vote again
I took my voting responsibility very seriously by planning a beach day in minute detail. I was halfway to Tel Aviv when I realized that I’d forgotten to factor in time to vote
Dec 23, 2019, 12:57 PM
The meek shall inherit the earth but they won’t catch their bus
These days, I size up my opponents in the line. The seminary girls are always an easy target. They're new and on a spiritual high
Nov 15, 2019, 3:14 PM
Oh say, can you speak: or how to succeed in Hebrew without really trying
I've been managing Israel well, with my elaborate mixture of chutzpah, creativity, and roughly 25 Hebrew words... At least, I haven't been sued yet
Oct 31, 2019, 6:09 PM
Don’t Go Into the Light (Rail)
At least not without a suit of armour. I used to view the light rail the same way that I did Waze: a wonderful example of Israel's technological prowess and innovation. Truly, Am Yisrael Chai and all that. I also...
Tehilla Katz is a first-year student at Bar Ilan University and a 2020-2021 CAMERA on Campus Fellow. She still bluffs her way through Hebrew.